American, Southwest Pilots Authorize Strike In Hopes Of

With talks slow between airlines and pilots, two groups of pilots, one from American and one from Southwest, have OK’d a strike threat.

Pilots could walk off the job just as the summer travel season approaches, though an actual stoppage would have to occur with President Joe Biden and Congress opting to stay on the sidelines.

The Allied Pilots Association, which represents 15,000 American Airlines pilots, announced Monday that its membership voted in favor of authorizing a strike.

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